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  1. The US Treasury Department issued procedure on how Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) could include cryptocurrency address to the sanction list of the country.Read more here: US Treasury Department Will Add Crypto Addresses
  2. In an interview with British newspaper The Times of London, CEO of Twitter and payment service Square, Jack Dorsey said that he envisions Bitcoin as the world’s single future currency within 10 years.Read more here: Twitter CEO Sees Bitcoin
  3. Cryptojacking became popular last year as Bitcoin prices skyrocketed. Symantec blocked various attempts last year and said the operation results in heating of batteries and slowing down devices in addition to increasing bills Read more here: Cryptojacking Rates up by 85 Times More in Q4 2017
  4. Medicine Hat says it will use the opportunity to diversify economy. Hut 8, which say it will start construction right away, will employ 42 people in the new mining facility.Read more here: City of Medicine Hat to Supply Hut 8 Mining Corp
  5. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released guidelines in 2014 stating that it would treat cryptocurrencies as assets. Since then, there has been a lot of discussions about the same. The new guidelines would mean capital gain taxes also apply to hard-forked cryptocurrencies. Read more here: Guide on Hard-Forked Cryptocurrencies Gains
  6. The Bitcoin Code In South Africa. The third card in a very combine hand is obviously vital towards the hand, together with the higher its, betterRead more here: The Bitcoin Code In South Africa
  7. That NSA would launch the program overseas to track targets is “pernicious” according to a professor. Not only such extensive moves violate privacy but also reveal the extent to which some government-backed institutions and individuals with vested interests can go. Click here to read more: Exposed NSA’s Bitcoin Monitoring Tricks
  8. Financial Stability Board told G-20 in a letter that cryptocurrencies do not pose any threat to global financial systems at least for now. This is because their combining market value is less than 1 percent of the global GDP. Read more here: Bitcoin Rises After Financial Stability
  9. The first token will be pegged on the U.S. dollar. The company says it hopes the token can be a stabilization service for utility tokens and become a stablecoin. Read more here: The New Project Fragments Raises $3 Million for a Fixed Price Stablecoin
  10. Regulation lies at the centre of cryptocurrency —- while government of various countries ban ICOs, social and search giant also commenced following the ban the foot. But the leading financial services organisation, Mastercard is supporting cryptocurrencies as long as they are backed by GovernmentRead more here: MasterCard Supports Only Government Backed Cryptocurrencies
  11. On Monday, President of America, Donald Trump sanctioned an executive order to prohibit the purchase of Petro, Venezuela’s new national cryptocurrency by the American citizen or by anyone inside a US province. Check out here: Petro Cryptocurrency Bans
  12. Yes!!! You got it right, very soon Twitter is going to join Facebook and Google in breaking down on cryptocurrency ads. The ban will be against ads on ICOs, cryptocurrency and wallets. It could also include banning cryptocurrency exchange but with several exceptions. Read more here: Prohibit Cryptocurrency Ads
  13. BMO joins other banks that have banned credit card crypto purchases citing high risks and volatility. The bank is, however, among other banks working with IBM for a blockchain-based trade platform to improve security and speed of transactions.Read Detail info here: BMO joins other banks that have banned credit card
  14. NITI Aayog will first identify areas where the blockchain technology will be implemented. And then a national strategy on the use of blockchain will be developed. It is consulting with various ministries on the same Read more here: Blockchain project
  15. The blockchain startups to grow bigger and faster. The move follows cancellation of a partnership between Huobi and SBI Holdings to launch cryptocurrency exchanges in Japan. Read more here: Crypto Startups